| Oct 15, 2013
| 4:11 PM
The Lakers enjoy an enormous fan base that extends from coast to coast, with Hawaii and Alaska and China thrown in.
But team officials would certainly like to avoid this type of national recognition.
A story about the rise in the use of Phencyclidine,...
| Oct 28, 2013
The sale of marijuana, cocaine, heroin, crack, angel dust, etc. is a multitrillion-dollar business. It is the economy of the inner-cities. It is the major economy of mountainous states such as West Virginia. It is the major economy of New...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:26 PM
A 34-year-old man allegedly under the influence of PCP battled several officers in "hand-to-hand combat" before he was shot with a Taser and arrested, Fontana police said Tuesday afternoon.
The incident began Monday morning when Mario Granados allegedly...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Shortly before she entered graduate school at Johns Hopkins University in 1970, Candace Pert broke her back in a riding accident. Dulling the pain from her injury with morphine led her to speculate about how the drug exerted its effects on the brain....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Aaron Hernandez was using the drug angel dust, had become paranoid and was carrying a gun with him everywhere, according to a new story about the former Gators and Patriots player.
A story in the current issue of Rolling Stone magazine, headlined...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 2:41 AM
RollingStone.com reports: In the new issue of Rolling Stone, contributing editor Paul Solotaroff delivers a detailed investigation into Aaron Hernandez's life, tracing his path from affable high school football star to deeply troubled NFL player to murder...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:49 PM
Here's who to blame for the sordid mess that is the life of accused murderer Aaron Hernandez:
Not Urban Meyer.
Not Bill Belichick.
Not Jeremy Foley.
Not Robert Kraft.
Not his high school chemistry teacher.
Not his junior high phys-...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Carlos Ortiz walked into a Connecticut courthouse for a June 25 meeting with his probation officer prepared for bad news: The man who would ultimately be charged in connection with the Aaron Hernandez murder case had tested positive for PCP and faced a...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 12:00 PM
The setting of Benjamin Percy's "Red Moon" — an alternative universe in which humans and lycans coexist — may seem unhappily familiar to anyone familiar with the words "Team Edward" or "Team Jacob."
Readers will also encounter teen angst,...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Running off at the typewriter ...
When I asked Florida Gators coach Will Muschamp to compare the NCAA's decision to suspend Johnny Manziel for a half-game with its two-game suspension of former UF star Sharrif Floyd two years ago, all he would say is,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 11:43 AM
BOSTON (AP) — James "Whitey" Bulger, the feared Boston mob boss who became one of the nation's most-wanted fugitives, was convicted Monday in a string of 11 killings and other gangland crimes, many of them committed while he was said to be an FBI...